During August, the Israeli authorities coordinated a two-percent increase in the truckload volume of goods and gas that was transferred to Palestinians in Gaza. Only one of many examples of Israeli-Palestinian coordination. In August alone, Israeli and Palestinian representatives held 44 joint meetings.
A seven percent increase in Palestinian patients and their families
Thousands of Palestinians receive medical treatment in Israel on a yearly basis. Israeli medical facilities handled a seven-percent increase in Palestinian patients and accompanying individuals who could not have their needs met by Palestinian medical services. Six hundred and three patients and 598 accompanying individuals received travel permits, allowing them to receive medical treatment abroad, or in Israel or Judea and Samaria.
Truckloads of goods and gas enter Gaza
Throughout the month, Israel coordinated the transfer of 5,087 truckloads of goods and gas, which were delivered via the Kerem Shalom land crossing. Despite Israeli fears of Palestinians using imported construction materials for terrorist purposes, Israel permitted the import of 1,408 truckloads of construction materials into Gaza.